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Available at request to groups of 10-25 teachers.
Approximately 2-3 hours 

Learn how to use Edison robotics in the classroom! This professional development is perfect for teachers looking to implement coding, robotics, and collaboration in their classroom. Training will include the basics of how this robot works, and introduction to the coding platform, time to learn and explore the Edison's coding capabilities, and information on the lessons and resources that are ready-made for the classroom. This PD also includes opportunities for free and discounted robots through Edison. 

For more information, or to schedule this professional development, please contact Julie Cunningham at cunni2ja@cmich.edu.


Available at request to groups of 10-25 teachers.
Approximately 3 hours 

Interested in using Make-Makeys in the classroom? Work with us to schedule this professional development for your school! Learn the basics of how Makey-Makeys work, practice using them on popular platforms such as Scratch, and discover ways to include these in lessons about coding, circuitry, and more! 

For more information, or to schedule this professional development, please contact Julie Cunningham at cunni2ja@cmich.edu.


Available at request to groups of 10-25 teachers.
Approximately 3-4 hours 

Learn about design thinking and how to use it with students. An introduction to design thinking, followed by participation in a design thinking challenge. Teachers will then unpack design thinking for classroom use and spend time developing opportunities to incorporate it in their own classroom. 

For more information, or to schedule this professional development, please contact Julie Cunningham at cunni2ja@cmich.edu.

Available at request for schools or districts.
Hours may vary 

Learn more about this unique opportunity here.


For more information, or to schedule this professional development, please contact Julie Cunningham at cunni2ja@cmich.edu.



The work of the Center for Excellence in STEM Education is generously supported in part by the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation.